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Univision
Aug 25, 2009 11:00pm EDT
nos amplia. la policia de fairfax virginia...esta investigando aun hombre presunto sospechoso que vive en el apartamento numero ocho del 3409 de la glen carlin drive en falls churchs virginia y quien apuÑalara con heridas de gravedad a carmen mejia oriunda del canton coyolito el salvador junto con una menor de edad... tenemos a una persona bajo arresto al momento quien estamos identificando el sospechosoy el unico ... la unica persona que creiamos involucran en este incidente esta persona... esta en el proceso de hacer las ta carmen mejia quien trabaja sin licencia cuidando niÑos y junto con la menor de edad fueron llevadas de inmediato al hospital inova de fairfax en condiciones graves ... familiares de la menor fueron notificados y traslados al nosocomio ... vecinos y padres de familia estan conmocionados por el impacto que sus hijos presenciaron a la hora del ataque.. me parece mal ... verdad por que uno no tiene confianza de dejar los niÑos carlos guzman es f
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. reporting live, darcy spencer, news4. >> thank you. >>> a man appeared in a fairfax county courtroom today to fight ticket that was given to him while he was committing an act of kindness. h hent tarsarkwaynelped a acrs g ar thear dulles toll road. jane watrel joins us now to tell us how this shook out today. jane? >> well, wendy, joe vamosi says that many times in the past along fairfax county highways, he has stopped traffic to help geese and deer across the road. there are plenty of geese here. but recently in the eyes of the law, vamosi's actions nearly created a 15-car pile-up. they're a potential road hazard for motorists. every day, gaggles of geese try to cross busy highways and drivers have to choose whether to stop or not. >> some of us have morals that may be at odds with the law. >> reporter: what's what happened to joe vamosi, who came to traffic court to contest a jaywalking ticket. the hungarian man received it this summer for helping geese across the highways. >> we're only humans. if we don't protect animals, who is going to protect them? >> reporter: vamosi says he was dr
CBS
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
foreign policy from the wince william to fairfax county parkway tacking on ten minutes for that drive. it is 6:18. over to andrea. >>> you may have noticed while on a summer trip, more flights e on time these days. the headline in the "usa today" fewer delays as airline travel flies. lauren ashburn has a closer look at the good/bad news story. >> raise your hand if you have a travel story about missing a connection and owl of the problems and would seem counterintuitive, all the evidence would say departures are down but longest delays are down the most. those of two hours plus are down 25%. >> my goodness. >> i know. >> and the reason is? >> well, the reason is that fewer people are traveling obviously. let's look at the local numbers. they are on par with the rest of the country. dca 79% are on time and at dulles and bwi 76% for dulles, 75 for bwi. and what that means is our rankings across the country are not bad. 13, 19 and 21 respectively. part of the reason is the traffic is down and pittsburgh and st. louis, because of all of the reorganization that's been going on. u.s. airwa
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 5:00am EDT
radar. 73 in7070 montgo,mery montgomer george's, fairfax counties. ep etxcy forxcr for nearf the y, nba0id 7 n bay, nidy, 70s. ear 70 eastern shore n the n lw 60 of the mountains. inmog. okmorng.in look at the st njuearin0 just near 60st. .at m that's much better. the dew point's mid-60s around washington. that's comfortable humidity. bu t the dew points are near 70 eastern shore a arndound the y. 's still steamy there. as the day progrees, thwlow humidity in place, lots of sunshine, a great summer day, nrghs near 90 grees. ise 6:11.su details on tomorrow, that will be in ten minutes at 5:11. stay tuned. >> okay, tom, we'll stay tuned. thank you. >> thanks, tom. time for details on the roadways. >> jerry, good morning again. >> good morning. not a lot to tell you. it's relatively quiet. most of the overnight road work has been wrapped up. a live look along interstate 66, eastbound and westbound out of fair oaks, no early issues. travel lanes are open. we'll see if the good news continues south of town to the wilson bridge, doing okay. i-95 between baltimore and washington, all lanes are
ABC
Aug 3, 2009 5:00am EDT
. fairfax, 71. six satellite and radar shows the cold front off shore. high pressure will give us plenty of sunshine and temperatures that will make it to around 90 degrees. let's check the rush-hour commute. >> it is rushing around. we are good around of the beltway. nothing complicated north into baltimore or south into richmond. quiet on the freeman. 95, the normal travel times between baltimore and richmond. good on 270 and 66. this is traffic near dulles airport. more on the traffic seen in just a little while. >> thank you. >>> we begin with breaking news. this is from prince george's county. a fire at a county firehouse. >> the closest stations lost its fourth career staffing. matt brock has the details. >> to show you the fire station behind me. people are working inside. it is ok now. not so much at about 2:30 this morning. people are worried that this is a sign of things to come. smoke and flames poured out of an engine. volunteers whoere there doing prep work were able to move some equipment before it got too bad. the first fire company called in to help was the capitol height
ABC
Aug 17, 2009 11:00pm EDT
as arf cawsrey debrielle's aring. me s as a surprise to his he he coached in fairfax. live with the latest. >> the rest comes after a series of chat room conversations. police say that chats occurred in early july. investigators say they turned sexual in nature, and now debrielle is in jail and his neighbors are in shock. this is a quiet neighborhood. residents were shocked to learn hethat this man, gary debrielle, an accused online predators, is living in their midst. makes me realize that across the street there could be somebody who is on safe. >> pole arrested him this past thursday. >> she was approached by a male by certain screen name it. >> this comes after an investigation inich deputy th which a deputy post online in a chat room as a 14-year-old-girl. >> it suggests the conversation turned sexual. >> a spokesman of the school says debrielle cleared a background check. a man who answered the door at his house identified himself as a roommate and said he did not know anything about the case. >> and he is down the street from me. that is the worst part. >> fairfax sc
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 6:00pm EDT
guarantee it. >>> the va's governor's races heating up. a democratic candidate spoke to reporters in fairfax saying he would seek bipartisan solutions on issues like education, transportation, and economic development. the republican candidate bob mcdonald doesn't understand what voters want from their next governor. he has been trailing mcdonald in the polls. >>> coming up, and local school system changes the rules for children who cut glasses. >> and wire thousands of drivers canceling their past accounts? >> suspects ripping off atms, we're learning new details about e e crthesth dealer: during the autobahn for all event, you can get great deals. yeah it's eat. i just really want to be sure. whoa, it's us from... ...the future. 11 days in the future. look, you love your new routan. you love the german tuned suspension. you love not having to pay for scheduled maintenance,you- i love what you've doneith your hair. we'll take it. >>> new details about the atm robberies in prince george's county. the men who hit the atms in broad daylight used firefighter tools to break open the machines. po
FOX
Aug 7, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. >>> a crime spree in fairfax county. bglaries targeting these areas. the victims all have something in common. paul wagner that story. >> reporter: the thieves are targeting homes that prominently displaying a hindu religious symbol. the thieves broke into a home in a cul-de-sac at the end of this road. significant e mnur omf the 16 homes now all linked have what's called a genes prominently displayed around their home. once inside the burglars go after the gold jewelry, electronics and passports. all have taken place during the day when the owners are not home. in june, one homeowner got a look at the thief as he tried to break in but police are reluctant to put out a description. >> significant number of them have had the symbol displayed around their house and it alerts us and we want to send the message, you don't have to take it down. we want to let you know it could be zig singling you out. >> reporter: the thives have been breaking in once a week. paul wagner, fox 5 news. >>> a new report shows inadequate water flow made the blaze difficult to fight. the hilly area and road design cre
Univision
Aug 3, 2009 6:00pm EDT
obama se traslado a la universidad george mason de fairfax, para celebrar la implementacion de la ley que otorga ayuda financiera a los miembros de las fuerzas armadas que quieren estudiar en las universidades y colegios comunitarios... esta ayuda es un conjunto de beneficios educativos instituido despues de los ataques terroristas del 9- de semptiembre... cubre el costo de estudios superiores hasta un monto que supera la matricula de licenciatura mas alta en instituciones publicas.. la policia del condado de montgomery esta pidiendo la cooperaci0n de la comunidad para dar con el paradero de una adolescente que necesita urgentemente sus medicinas... roberto mccarty, nos trae la informacion.. ... cualquier informacion deber ser comunicada de inmediato al telefono numero 240-773-5400.. janette frecuenta el restaurante macdonald's localizado entre la colesville road y la university boulevard.. en fairfax, la autoridades estan buscando a un latino en conexion con el ataque sexual a una joven de 19- anos en la zona de linconia...ataque tuvo lugar el viernes 31- de julio en las inmediacione
Univision
Aug 20, 2009 6:00pm EDT
menores de edad es una preocupacion....en el condado de fairfax en virginia, se inicia una campaÑa para detectar a los jovenes que utilizan identificaciones falsas para comprar alcohol... "el otoño se acerca, los juegos de futbol americano y otras actividades y los estudiantes celebran donde sirven alcohol. queremos prevenir tragedias prohibiendo el acceso de bebidas alcoholicas a menores de 21- años" esta lupa, con luz integrada es parte de los esfuerzos para determinar la legitimidad de las identificaciones....comenzando esta semana, la policia estara distribuyendo estos aparatos a los restaurantes y comercios que vendan bebidas alcoholicas.... "tiene una luz azul y de esta manera puede detectar si las identificaciones son falsas, especialmente en bares o restaurantes oscuros. este aparato es solo una ayuda para que los empleados hagan su trabajo en verificar los documentos..." anuncios como este tambien seran distribuidos a los establecimientos...como una advertencia que en esos lugares se verifa la mayor
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
of the man who opened fire the at a health club on tuesday night killing three women. >>> fairfax county firefighters find several dozens snakes inside a home today when they respond to a call. >>> the u.s. senate this afternoon voted to confirm sonja sotomayor as the first hispanic justice of the u.s. supreme court. she is now poised to become that first latina to ever hold that position. i'm jim handly. >> i'm wendy rieger. jim and doreen are off this evening. tomorrow with a deadline, the senate is racing to complete other action, as well. >> reporter: good evening. up here on the hill today, the outcome of the sotomayor confirmation balloting was not in doubt, but this was still dramatic in the senate. the final vote looked like history in the making. senators standing to say yes or no. >> the yays are 68 and the nays are 31. >> reporter: confirmed as a supreme court justice sonja sotomayor 57, raised poor in new york, parents from puerto rico, a brilliant student, a prosecutor, a federal judge for 17 years. nominated by presidentobama, sotomayor will be the first has panic to sit o
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 6:00pm EDT
reaction from parents and school leaders in fairfax county. >> mohammad, jocelyn, mike, jack, melanie. >> reporter: fairfax county school officials say from the start they will teach children to stay home if they are sick. if kids come to school sick any way they will have places to isolate them until parents can come and pick them up but they say it is unlikely to be large numbers of sick children that determine if the schools closed. >> i think my level is if you have to have a functioning school where kids can come to learn. >> reporter: some parents need to be sold on the idea that school should stay open even if some of the children have swine flu. >> i think it is a crazy idea to keep the school open with we don't know how many children are sick there. >> reporter: one issue is the timing. most schools will reopen in september and the vaccine is not likely to be ready until mid october. and even then you may have to get two shots for it to really work. hundreds of schools closed in confusion of swine flu last year. experts hope to avoid that this fall but one of the challenges i
ABC
Aug 3, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. it's the only time i ever heard of anything of that happening in this area. >> fairfax county police responded with an intense search, but the suspect got away. now the people who live here are left to worry. >> i felt pretty secure in this area. >> a number of young single women live in this flex. tonight margaret long and her roommates will take extra precautions. >> we'll make sure that the doors and windows are locked. that's one reason we didn't get a first-level apartment. three girls living alone, we didn't think this will be the safest thing to do. >> the 14-year-old victim did not suffer any physical injury and because it was dark in the apartment, we don't have a gd description of the suspect, but we do know the management company here at this apartment complex is bringing in a security detail tonight and for the foreseeable future. reporting live, stephen tschida, abc 7 news. >> thank you, stephen, the cash for clunkers program is running on fumes tonight and it will be suspended if the senate doesn't prove $2 million in funding. people are taking advantage of the program
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 6:00pm EDT
that bill today during a celebration rally at george mason university in fairfax county. the new law is called the post-9/11 gi bill. it is the most comprehensive education benefit offered to veterans since the original gi bill was signed back in 1944. >> by 1947, half of all americans enrolled in college were veterans. ultimately this would lead to three presidents, three supreme court justices, 14 nobel prize winners and two dozen pulitzer prize winner. >> the original gi bill created the largest middle class in history. that bill provides tuition assistance for troops who have served as little as three months since the terrorist attacks of 2001. the benefits are larger for longer periods of service. >>> prince georges county firefighters had to a a bthaz o aattirhe t own hestiohinat s tinmoatg. firefighters are r urhe thore s to hehehoren wehen they thick,irla bck thick, black smoke s billowing from the truck and flames had spread to the station's roof. darcy spencer has our report. darcy? >> wendy, the volunteers here at the station say that the staffing changes actually hurt th
FOX
Aug 3, 2009 5:00pm EDT
someone was walking through the park when they found the body. >>> an investigation meantime in fairfax county where police are trying to figure out three separate attacks on the washington and old dominion trail are connected. the sketch on the left is an a man accused of exposing himself last thursday. the one on the right is from an attack on the trail in vienna on july 15th. in each case the man was riding a bike and exposed himself. two of the victims say they were assaulted. if you recognize him, please call police. >>> some big decisions today, setting michael jackson's estate. a judge closed the custody case for the three children deciding who will raise the children. adam housley has more on the still-developing story. >> where michael jackson's children will call home has been finally decided. los angeles superior court judge approved an agreement making catherine jackson the children's guardian and preserving debbie rowe's parental rights giving her meaningful visitation with the children. >> michael jackson named his mother as his first choice to raise the children in a 2002
ABC
Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
well offshore. temperatures right now are 72 in fairfax. this satellite and radar shows clearing skies. patchy fog to the south and west the bus. temperatures in the high 80 possible to the low 90's. now for an update on the rush- hour commute with lisa baden. a good >> morning on 66 with no delays between manassas and the beltway. 95 slowing from the prince william county to get up to lorton. outer loop after pennsylvania avenue, a crash in the left lane. a crash was reported. this is the pace of 270 into montgomery county. now to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> we begin with a developing story at a fire at a county firehouse. >> it took some time to distinguish the count -- to distinguish the fire. matt brock has more. [no audio] >> smoke anflames poured out of the fire station. volunteers who were there doing prep work were able to move some equipment before it got too bad. the first fire company called in to help was the capitol heights station, point down to volunteer staffing only this past weekend. the crew never made it here. others did. they knocked down the fire relatively q
ABC
Aug 3, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. virginia senator jim webb joined mr. obama at george mason university in fairfax to celebrate this post-911 gi bill. it provides veterans, active- duty service members and reservists, and national guard members with a free under get -- undergraduate education and in state college or university. >> we owe a debt to all who serve. when we repay that debt to the bravest americans among us, then we are investing in our future. >> the payments started going out saturday. the new bill will cost $78 billion over the next decade. >>> mayor adrian fenty was involved in a car accident last night. this happened on broad branch road in northwest d.c. but say he was driving an suv when another car went through a stop sign and crashed into him. no one was hurt. >>> the d.c. council has lifted the $19 cap on taxi rides that started in the district. that limit was initially installed to protect residents east of the anacostia river who live far from their jobs. cabdrivers have been pushing for an end to this since the district replaced a zoning system with distance meters. still to come, a bittersweet end
ABC
Aug 5, 2009 12:00pm EDT
a long way to go until the numbers go down. >>> we turn now to some breaking news from fairfax county. seven students have been hurt in a school bus accident. school officials are telling us these injuries are minor. the students are between the ages of 5 and 7 and are being treated right now at hospital. there bus collided with an suv. this was on 123 at courthouse road in vienna. it happened at about 10:30 this morning a spokesperson said that fairfax city recreation department had rented the bus. this was for a field trip for students from daniel's run elementary. their injuries are said to be minor. they are in the of this afternoon. >>> is the playground going to go smoke-free? that is being considered in one montgomery county community. the rockville park and recreational advisory board wants to place a smoking ban on playgrounds in city parks. ma parents like the idea. the rock bill mayor supports the ban. >> there is no downside to keeping smoking away from children on the playground. i do not see how this will not go forward. >> i don't think these kids should breathe secondh
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 11:00pm EDT
're in touch so you'll be in touc'll bi >>> a serial burglar targets fairfax county. >> it doesn't matter how much insurance -- >> and ups that family talks with abc 7. -- and up said family talks with abc 7. and hillary clinton like you have never seen her before. it is comfortable tonight, but the blast furnace is about to erupt. the weekend forecast you can't mess. -- miss. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we begin tonight with a health alert. right now, a prominent member of the kennedy family is an critical condition. richard is live with more on the impact she has had throughout our area. >> caroline, that is right. this is the woman who had a brother who was the u.s. president, three of her brothers were u.s. senators, and remain mission in life was to help others. >> from the massachusetts hospital, she is surrounded by family. tothe potomac maryland committee that she calls home. >> she was pretty failed -- f rail we attended the event. >> i heard it on the radio today and was upset by it. >> she has been weakened in recent years by a series of str
FOX
Aug 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
most people would do the same. i hope so. >> reporter: in fairfax county, fox 5 news. >>> the news keeps coming, laura evans now with the news edge at 11:00. >>> off the top tonight, an islamic school accused of radical teachings, leaving a community divided. tonight, the campus is given the go-ahead to expand, but the fairfax supervisor's vote was far from unanimous, and oponents are not holding back, wisdom martin has more. >> reporter: well, laura, starting out with questions of traffic and safety. then they looked into whether or not they believed what they wanted. they sorted it out, the first motion to accident the school's application failed. but the second motion passed, and the people against it were angry. >> we need to resist these people. we need the make it clear that they may have bought six votes in there. but they're not buying my vote. >> reporter: james lafferty stormed out after the approval in fairfax county, he was not the only one, others found it shocking. >> i am shocked that they would vote for it. >> reporter: the islamic academy has been surrounded in c
NBC
Aug 7, 2009 6:00pm EDT
on death row. >>> police in fairfax county are looking into a burglary spree. thieves are targeting ndngg dlinid meas e arnte lotobetig in middle eastern and niadeg sirents.uchsilaries sint rgbuesri since january, mostrne the county. the most recent was on july 28th. derrick ward is in fairfax county with more on this. derrick? >> reporter: well, jim, the most recent burglary happened just last week at the woodland park community. and what is troubling to police as the other burglaries is how the victims are being targeted. >> the burr lars struck 16 times since january, primarily in the western part of fair fobs county, all during the daylight hours most times using a rear door or window to get in. fairfax county police are exploring a common thread. >> several homes have religious articles outside the homes. >> reporter: it brings luck. but the burglars target homes where it is displayed and they remove valuables. >> most of the items being stolen are gold items, taking passports. >> reporter: one was foiled when the home owner came home. >> when he saw the home owner, he fled and nothi
FOX
Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
. the fairfax county board of supervisors votessed in favor of expanding the campus of the islamic saudi assad my in fairfax. opponents are concerned about the controversial religious curriculum. those in favor of the section pangs say they are not judging by those standards. >> they didn't feel the curriculum was something that was appropriate in a land use setting. for example, we don't evaluate the curriculum of other schools that come before the planning commission such as the catholic school. >> we need to resist these people. we immediate to make it clear that they may have bought six votes in there but they're not buying my vote. >> the academy gets much of its funding from the saudi government. one of its graduates was implicate in a plot to kill the president. >>> a look at the morning's other top stories now. police arrested a woman in connection with a stabbing inside union station. this happened around 7:00 last night as the passenger got off a train. he is expected to survive. >>> a big announcement is expected this morning about maryland's purple line. the "washington post" repor
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >>> >>> as the school year gets ready to begin, there is an effort if fairfax county to stop under age drinking. beer distributors are teaming up to provide a responsibility tool kit including a small tool that businesses can use to pinpoint fake identification cards. >> we are giving them devices, magnification kits that have a blue light to help the server look at the i.d. in a dark location, such as a bar or restaurant and has a magnifying glass to help the server see the age, and date of birth on the i.d. >> reporter: the chief says alcohol abuse is one of the grittest danger and risks for young people. >>> alcohol may have played a factor on a southwest jet in oakland, california. police say a man on the vegas bound flight exposed himself to the woman next to him and then punched her and started to hit other passengers. and then he took his clothes off and ran around the plane. the pilot went back to the airport. police took the guy who's six feet tall, weighs 300-pounds in to custody. >>> ahead, see the one controversial call from last night's nats game and see how it sank the team. >> reporter
ABC
Aug 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, the academy can move forward. >> the islamic academy to expand its smaller campus in fairfax has drawn scrutiny from politicians and critics. >> the traffic there is already bad. >> but he is much more concerned about ideology. he believes the curriculum foster's hate and intolerance. the school has removed language from textbooks that some would find offensive. >> the previous tax percs were chock full of anti-american rhetoric. >> this will eventually add hundreds of students to its campus. >> i was impressed with the students that came before us. >> penelope gross says her vote to allow the expansion was because of the zoning matters. >> we do not have the authority to make a decision on the base of ethics, or anything like that. we do not do that for parochial schools. >> supervisor gross believes this decision to approve the expansion will improve the quality of life because it will lead to improvements in infrastructure. repeated efforts to contact school officials have proved unsuccessful. >>> according to their website, the school was founded in 1984. it currently has two campu
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 6:00pm EDT
clues in the murder case of an acupuncturist in fairfax county. >> this is a significant development. what you're about to see, according to authorities, is video of what they say is a spot -- is a suspect and the vehicle he was traveling and. he literally pulled right up to the victim's home the day he was killed. there has been a big break in the murder of acupuncturist. fairfax county police have released picture and video of what they believe is a suspect and the vehicle he was traveling and just prior to the july 24 murder. it was a homicide that devastated a family and rattled a neighborhood. >> is really scary, because it was a pretty brutal crime from what we understand. we just want to make sure that whoever can do something like that is behind bars and not wandering around. >> the picture clearly shows a dark colored and kennedy -- infinity suv. it shows the very same vehicle pulling up to the victim's home. the suspect to get out of the in kennedy -- infinity. later that day, sources say that authorities found the doctor bestabid to death. people are grateful that these im
Univision
Aug 5, 2009 6:00pm EDT
, maria rosa lucchini, univision" nos quasisten a un progrma de verano en fairfax sufrieron hoy una serie de lesiones cudo el autobus en el que viajaban se estrello contra un vehiculo tipo suv... cinco hospital inova fairfax y dos recibieron cion en el lugar... el percance tuvo lugar a las 10- y 30- de la manana.. el principal problema que enfrenta el metro es la falta de plata, segun su gerente general john catoe... el ejecutivo durante una audiencia de un subcomite senatorial dijo que se necesitan 7- mil millones de dolares en los proximos 10- anos para mejorar el mantenimientdel sistema que se ha visto plagado de problemas en los ultimos meses...si no se reciben esos fondos el servicio y la seguridad corren peligro sentencio, catoe... pero por otra parte, el metro dice que su policia ha recibido mas de nueve millones y medio de dolares para organizar equipos especiales contra el terrrorismo... esos equipos aumentaran su patrullaje en las estaciones y otras dependencias del metro... tambien seran contratados nuevos oficiales de policia... el metro tambien ha recibido casi dos mill
ABC
Aug 13, 2009 5:00pm EDT
goods in his apartment. some of which were given as presents to his various girlfriends. >>> fairfax county police are looking for the driver who led them on a chase. officers tried to pull over a truck in fairfax when the driver ok off from the scene. the truck flipped over and the driver bailed out near henderson road. police are using dogs and helicopters to search for the suspect to managed to get away. >>> maryland health officials are confirming the sixth death in the state relating this one flew. for privacy reasons, they only said that they had an underlying medical conditions. people should cover their costs and sneezes to prevent the spread of h1n1. >>> h. keating scheme cost some teachers their jobs, paolo plot to boost test scores was discovered. >> tonight, the school's reputation is getting -- taking a big hit. she was wondering why some finished their test so quickly. >> they finished so fast, and it is like, really hard. >> they told the little girl to go back and check her answers. a different teacher gave her the test the day before, and she already knew all the ans
NBC
Aug 22, 2009 6:00am EDT
. not expecting widespread storms. good morning, everybody. 73 degrees in washington. 72 in fairfax county. montgomery village 73 degrees. martinsburg, 69. rainfall amounts typical of thunderstorms. some places downtown a little less than half inch of rain. the airport over an inch of rain. sometimes you can get a lot of rain in a short period of time. as a result there's a flash flood out in the blue ridge. it goes until midnight tonight. keep your umbrellas happy. we'll have more chances for rain later on. there's sprinkles in montgomery keocounty, more for later today. >>> a crackdown by police in the district. last night, they went in an area known for prostitution. it's been declared a prostitution free zone. despite the clean up efforts, some say nothing is going to change. craig has the story. >> reporter: walking these streets around 5th and q for three years. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: starting midnight friday, d.c. police launched a program aimed at that. they declared the work zone prostitution free. >> the goal is to disrupt prostitution in the area. d.c. policeave more authori
FOX
Aug 7, 2009 5:00pm EDT
june 24th. fairfax county investigators believe they have linked 16 burglaries in which homes have been targeted. mainly because they are displaying a prominent religious symbol. fairfax county police say the homes favored by the burglars are of people of middle eastern ia asian decent. ol>>it's a hindu mb anthey h g it -- some of em hang it above the garages, in the windows, next to the doors. out of the 16 that we have noticed, a significant number of them have had the symbols around their house. >> reporter: all of them during the day. the most recent break in took place tuesday, july 28th. on june 29th, the thief tried to get in through a rear window but left when he realized someone was home. police are reluctant to put of a description. once inside the thief or thieves do after specific items. >> they seem to be targeting jewelry, specifically gold jewelry. they are taking electronics and passports and personal documents. >> reporter: they have been targeted homes in the county about once a week since april 1st. if you know anything about fairfax county, these burglarys are
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
of an unmarked city car. he slammed in to another driver at i-66 and north fairfax drive last month. the judge sentenced him to five days in jail, fined him $300 and suspended his driving privileges. >> the way dave sees this is that he is supposed to be a role model. supposed to be an example. he made a mistake and he should pay the appropriate price for it. >> reporter: former chief baker ducked the tv cameras here at the arlington courthouse but put out a written statement in which he said he will be forever haunted by personal embarrassment and humiliation. the repeated his apology to the woman he hit who suffered whiplash and had to be rushed to the hospital. >> up until three weeks ago, he was the public face of law enforcement and he would rather not be the public face of somebody who has gotten a dwi and is going to jail. >> reporter: the judge warned the former chief if he gets in anymore trouble in the next year, she can send him back to jail for another six months. in arlington, bruce leshan, 9 news now and wusa9.com. >> the lawyer for the former chief sighs he will do his five days
ABC
Aug 10, 2009 5:00am EDT
heat advisory for m os heat advisory for m metro, including m mon metro, including mon fairfax, prince william, fairfax, prince william, afand points eastward. that runs until 10:00 p.m. tonight. it will feel like 105, which hazy sunshine is the forecast. stray storm in the mountains around here. the only thing you'll be feeling is that moisture in e th area. good morning, jim.e it's monday. >> good morning. we do have one lingering station out rehe.he we have reports that the outer loop through 1, there's ahe's t go 'stiononng take them another ng five minutes toetfi gha gt out the roadway there. let's now go to maryland. on the beltway, pretty good shape. that's the outer loop heading toward the left side of the screen. in springfield, traffic is pretty quiet. 95 northbound heading to the beltway from woodbridge. back to you guys. >> jim, thank you very much. 5:12 is your time. 74 degrees. >> still ahead on "good morning washington" -- more summer school. we'll tell why you some educators say the u.s. needs an earlier start to keep from falling behind. >> and we're going to get a che
NBC
Aug 18, 2009 4:00pm EDT
southern montgomery county, eastern fairfax and into the district soon. so wheaton, you folks have lightning around your area and cooling storms. these are moving very quickly off to the east. and out of fairfax county, too, around oakton and the annandale area moving east towards the district, too. got more thunderstorms again. there's lightning with some of these. loop over the last couple of hours coming through sterling and just south of the rockville area. lot of lightning there dissipating but just off to the west coming in into northern loudoun county. there will be some more. now i think we could have thunderstorms, isolated thunderstorms, around for the overnight period. at least the early night. 93 is the temperature. we sure could have used a cooling off. today we are at the 18th 90-degree day for the year. fewer than average. 90s will roll on the next couple of days, too. 75, cooling off in martin burs,burg. it will be cooling off tonight. cropping to about 80 degrees by 11:00. so a few evening early night storms for us. heat and humidity continues and we will talk abou
FOX
Aug 20, 2009 5:00am EDT
, the ultimate violation of a patient's trust. fairfax county police want to know whether a medical assistant crossed the line inside the exam room. >> he is accused of inappropriately touching a woman at a doctor's office in chantilly. investigators fear there may be more victims. matt ackland joins us with more. railroad you are right. there is a big concern by fair fact county police that other people possibly watching this morning may have been at this clinic behind me and may have been inappropriately touched within the last month. let's tell you a little bit about this. this man's name is sanchez. he was arrested for two counts of sexual battery. police believe it all went down inside the chantilly specialist's office. the owners of clinic have been open to the media as they discuss these alleged crimes. they say in a 24-hour period, three female patients complained about sanchez. when they got the first complaint, sanchez was for longer allowed to have contact with any women. police say the two known victims are ages 27 and 28 years old. the alleged crime happened between july 0th and
CBS
Aug 5, 2009 6:00am EDT
him. here's angie. >>> we have a traffic alert. 66 eastbound at the fairfax county parkway, an accident off to the left shoulder and we are slowing down approaching the scene. more things that can slow you down this wednesday morning. i will have them coming up. >>> we are outside on the weather terrace enjoying a fine morning with a mix of clouds and sunshine overhead. not going to finish that way, though. i will have the details when 9 news now this morning returns. @ >>> last week the "endeavour" touched down and now it is the space shuttle "discovery's" turn to blast off in to space. "discovery" is resting on the launch pad. moving the shuttle to the pad took 12 hours. "discovery" is slated to liftoff from the kennedy space center in three weeks from the international space station. >>> howard is enjoying the weather on the terrace. he has the forecast. >> pretty comfortable this morning. this afternoon, though we are watching a told front head this way. we will have some heat and dihu ndtymi adithunrstorms, as well. seeing a few showers, only a few across pennsylvania
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
the r verivefrom fairfax in to charles county, southern prince georges, west of 301 it is really ngmiwncodo . also between saint leonard and the eastern shore. sisfath doteeserurisatmp th inmorning a few spots in the upper 60s in maryland, like cumbndlamo and hagerstown on the weather computer but ma any e ea ars still ar inthe lower 70s.in naans.in naan rly sherendingeay this afternoon. staying cool for the day. angie, what do you have? >> i have an update for you about the beltway. some good news here. the accident on the outer loop at connecticut, that has been pushed to the right shoulder. the one at cabin john has been pushed off to the left shoulder but the roads are slick. you are okay past the father hurley area. go ahead and fly 50 westbound from the bay bridge as we make our way through annapolis all the way to the beltway. we are looking at green cars. drivers are moving at speed. andrea? >>> if your morning commute doesn't get you excited, maybe a few words of inspiration will. best selling author and motivational speaker willy jolly is helping us beat the blues this
NBC
Aug 4, 2009 5:00am EDT
>>> home invasion. a teenager in fairfax county attacked in her sleep. we'll tell you who police are warning to be on the alert for. perdermsiilre blint clonmant perresident bill clinton makes a surprise visit to north korea. the mission that brings him overseas. >> and abandoning the post. the postal service could be closing 1,000 offices across the country. find out whether your branch is on that list. >>> good morning. welcome, everyone. we're glad you're up with us. i'm barbara harrison. >> i'm keith garvin in for joe krebs. it is tuesday, august 4th, 2009. we'll have much more on all of our top ur atwere r.no agonannaalonar, near rg, in geo coe' nd'she t andid upper 60s in montgomery county and fairfax po, ts west mid-60s to pos inou50 tt hemoinuns.ta eastern shore near .at l dteseww bllilotri ter still not tctrifa , ist' fa , it's comfortably d infa the mountains ofhehendndh oa valley. around washington, moderate humidity buth it's steamyro au the bay and eastern shore, southeaster earn virgini as tay day progresses, highs re nacnghiear ng. also air quality will be dinit
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 11:00am EDT
, princ george's and fairfax county. southern maryland, st. mary's near 80. the eastern shore, a beautiful day for the bay and for the beaches. and around the blue bridge shenandoah valley, great day fo hiking up on skyline drive. andrews air force base, prince george's county, 79. a comfortable dew point of 63. temperatures on the eastern shore near 80. low 70s in the mountains. where you see the do you wantew there only in the 50s. just near 60 dew points in washington. that's terrific. nice and comfortable. but look at the eastern shore. a steamy dew point of 71 in salisbury. norfolk at f. but some of the drier air may make its way across the bay as well later on today. but we're off to a very sunny start. we'll have lots of sunshine for the rest of the afternoon with lower humidity. a light breeze. highs near 90. a terrific summer day. for outdoor recreation and work. that's the way it looks. we'll look at the rest of the week in a few minutes, barbara and keith. >> i want the recreation part. thank you. >>> let's see how this first monday of august is shaping up on the roadways. how
NBC
Aug 12, 2009 5:00am EDT
acupuncturist was found murdered in fairfax county and police now say sa mthey may have the murde on tape. the body of 53-year-old chung ah was found onth hummer road in annande on july 24th. now police have this surveillance video recorded from a camera at a korean restaurant next door. it shows a black suv pulling up to the clinic and then someone getting out of the vehicle and running up the driveway. investigators think the vehicle is a black infinity with a model year ranging between 2003 and 2008. anyone with any information is certainly being asked to call the police. >>> more troubles for metro, and this morning word of drugs being involved with that operator who made a dangerous mistake. the agency is investigating an incident late last month in which a train was allowed to leave the yard with too many cars. the system can only handle trains with as many as eight cars. this train had ten when it pulled into the greenbelt station. metro says it learned later that the operator was using drugs. >> the operator that was involved in bringing the train from the yard to the greenbelt st
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
outbreak isn't fairfax, virginia. the fairfax county animal shelter temporary closed after it found to dogs in the shelter had the virus, and 28 dogs are showing symptoms. the dog that died was not from the shelter. workers say they are not taking any chances. >> we will definitely be on a quarantine here for at least probably two more weeks, just to be safe, so that we do not further in fact the animals in the community. >> the new dog who is called h3n8, and is highly fatal, but only present a small percentage of dogs. humans cannot get the dull blue. it was slow going -- humans cannot get the dog flu. residents are keeping close watch on a stronger storm named ana. it is spinning out in the atlantic, and forecasters say she could hit florida by thursday. >> ana could be in south florida by thursday, and we are all so watching tropical storm bill just behind ana. generally it is clear from the tip of maine down to the carolinas. clear skies tonight mean we are looking for a cooler night and the potential for some patchy fog to develop in the late afternoon. a typical august night on tap,
NBC
Aug 17, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. the owner of southwest greens in northern virginia put in this backyard for a fairfax, virginia, water cannot progress because there is too much shade -- in fairfax, virginia home water cannot grow to much grass because there's too much shade. >> you could probably get it done for $2,000 or $3,000. in a year you have to do it again. the shade and the soil on the wear and tear, dogs and kids and everything else. >> the green costs $2,500. but the met -- maintenance is minimal compared to the feeding of a natural grass field. >> you can expect this agreement to putt perfectly 365 days a year. >> it is possible to imagine beating tiger woods in your own backyard. >> now your 11 insta-weather- plus forecast with sandra shaw. >> a big star to the weather week, not necessarily over the mid-atlantic, and we do not have a very good chance of seeing right call until the middle part of the week. affront to our west makes its way in our direction and stalls to our north. we have landfall this morning, couple storm -- tropical storm claudette which is diminishing. significant amounts of rainfall.
ABC
Aug 1, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the post 9/11 g.i. bill in fairfax on monday. and the university system of maryland plans to cut jobs and freeze hiring. the chancellor says the university has to cut more than $37 million from next year's budget. the proposal calls for laying off 24 people and eliminating 151 openingses. those moves will safe $12 millions. other cuts include $3 million in travel expenses, library budgets and computer support. d.c.'s new psychiatric hospital might be too small. the councilman says the facility c thepupus of st. elizabeth hospital just won't have enough beds to house the expected number of patients. city officials said they figure more people would get health dr eam at community hospitals. the $157 million facility is expected to open next march. and fairfax county has a big reason to celebrate. it has been chosen to host the 2015 world police and fire games. organizers tell the examiner that most of the anesthetic competitions will take place at george mason university. morneau 10,000, police officers, firefighters and customs and police officers are expected to compete. up here on a
ABC
Aug 3, 2009 6:00pm EDT
her arms down. she screamed and he thread and she was not physically injured. >> the fairfax county board of supervisors voted to approve the expansion of the saundy academy. it will be in one campus adding 200 new students to the fairfax location. residents expressed concerns about increased traffic and the school's controversial history. the academy has faced allegations in the past that its textbooks promoted intolerance. it denies it. it was approved. >> a 12-unit apartment building is destroyed after a atalnur gas explosion. it was in prince frederick, maryland. natural gas i cedantar line a tndurhat crash caused a wakch was later ignited by w pilot light. the two-alarm blaze took three hours to get under control and no one was injured. >> the cost of tuition at virginia's public colleges is going up, but not as high as the prices could have gone. federal stimulus funds he helped to keep the average increase in tuition and fees to about 5 for instate for undergrad programs. instate students at community colleges will see their tuition and fees rise nearly 8%. the district -- >>
ABC
Aug 4, 2009 12:00pm EDT
? it will be thrown out for the man who stopped traffic to help a gaggle of geese across the fairfax county parkway. this is if he can keep his driving record clean for the next six hsmont. a judge yesterday agreed with police that the man could have caused an axe and by doing that but he still said he will be willing to throw out that jaywalking charge. >>> still to come, is it more dangerous than drinking and driving? the white house de >> she just came out of receipt and flew over the middle row and hit her head and landed on the back. >> and we will hear more terrifying tales from the turbulent ride from brazil to new york. and we will find out if we get a break from the heat and humidity. >> they are the few, the proud, and now the band -- the marine corps is banning troops from u.n. facebook, myspace, and other social networking sites on government computers due to security threats. it does not ban it on the personal computers. >>> in bethlehem today, five delegates are convening for the first time in 20 years -- fatah delegates. if they can challenge hamas, palestine might just become a real
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 11:00pm EDT
are being remembered. first, reptiles are trapped when the fairfax county home catches fire. how many animals firefighters fo >>> firefighters made a slithering discovery battling a house fire in springfield, where they found more than 40 snakes, scorpions, and an iguana. only two snakes survived. at a teenager who lived in the home said he was breeding non venomous snakes. the fire was sparked by faulty extension cords. >>> family, friends, and co- workers gathered outside of a fitness center in pittsburgh to remember the victims of a shooting rampage. the man shot and killed three women at the fitness center. a similar vigil was held in downtown pittsburgh. padilla posted on youtube has given us an inside look into the mind of the killer -- a video posted on youtube. >> my need is too emotional to connect with people. >> that was posted about a year ago, revealing his frustration over not having a girlfriend in 25 years. it he also had a book on his coffee table called "how to date young women." all the injured were expected to recover. >>> private investigators have new leads in th
ABC
Aug 18, 2009 12:00pm EDT
in fairfax. a sheriff's deputy post as a 14- year-old girl in an on-line chat room. >> he believed it to be a child, and the suggestions he made turned sexual in nature. >> fairfax county hired him two years ago to coach wrestling classes. if convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison for e indecent liberties with a child. >>> fewer people are hopping on trains and metrobus is. could it be because of the deadly crash? >> just what caused metra'ro's ridership to fall in july? it does not appear to be much, dipping 2.3% compared to a year ago. but in hard numbers, it is enough to fill fedex field five times. nearly half a million rise, 475,786 less than a year ago. if you thought those were opting for the bus, you would be wrong. the numbers are down there, too, by 4%, and in real numbers, by about half a million rides. it appears the late june crash that killed nine is playing a part. >> there is a lot of fear involved. >> since the crash, metro has faced a number of negatives. trains are slower, running in manual instead of automated mode. >> especially the red line. you are
ABC
Aug 18, 2009 11:00pm EDT
in a few minutes. >> in the meantime, new at 11:00, a construction crew hit a gas will be in fairfax. it forced crews to sit down the turnpike in both directions but the road is re-opened. >> the man who accidentally took home the medical records of the virginia tech shooter hat been removed from the school years earlier. he said he unintentionally grabbed the documents. he says he discovered the records and records of other students last month. the decision to remove them were a result of an independent review of the counseling center. the reasons behind the decision have not been made public. >> we have some breaking developments to report in the deat. a body was disve iredn the business on fourth street. we're live on the scene. what's the latest? >> they have identified the man. he is a 44-year-old man from maryland. many of the residents are nervous and concerned. the two brothers, from pakistan, opened this 24 hour pizza mart ten years ago looking for the american dream. today that dream was one shattered one one ofhem o was found murdered. >> the lights are on, and from a dist
ABC
Aug 28, 2009 12:00pm EDT
probably not get much above 80 degrees. temple hills dropped to 68 degrees and 76 in fairfax station. the tropical system is working its way up the eastern seaboard and it will brush by the carolinas but it is not to organized. the biggest impact will be on the shore. there is a flood watch for now and -- flood watch for loudoun county and fairfax. showers could be heavy at times with some thunder in their. a few warnings and another band of heavy rain tomorrow for the first half of the day. behind it we will have clearing for sunday and we cannot rule out a shower. next week we are looking at a refreshing blast. we may see some extra clout to move and earlier in the week -- we see some extra clouds moved in earlier we do have a wet stretch for the next few days but it will be better on sunday. a severe thun my husband and i, we love to go to steakhouses i can smile, i can carry on our conversation i do most of the talking yes i wear dentures and they fit wonderful super poligrip acts as a seal between my dentures and my gums super poligrip makes eating more comfortable. even well fi
ABC
Aug 28, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, that is moving across western fairfax county into montgomery county over the next hour or so. flash flood watch has been extended until noon tomorrow. but first, a high temperature today, well below average. at 79 degrees at reagan national, a morning low 71. at the record low -- a record high was 99. temperatures are warming to the south, 80 degrees at memphis. the warmer air is pushing through the day. this will allow the thunderstorms to develop late tomorrow afternoon into the evening. cooler, drier air on the way for the start of the upcoming work week. lots of moisture from the south. we're watching tropical storm danny, barely holding on to the tropical storm status. at the beach tomorrow, be careful with. current, definitely happening out there courtesy of the tropical storm. -- be careful of the rip current. around noon tomorrow, they have extended the flash flood watch, but to midcounty, howard county, prince george's, anne arundel county, fairfax, possibility of heavy downpours on the saturated ground. the cool, dry air arrives monday, daytime high, ready for this, only in the 70's.
ABC
Aug 29, 2009 6:00pm EDT
.d.c. thethedew point is just around . here is a live look at the doppler radar. to western fairfax county, the tuastee -- thorrems a- moving to the east at around 15- 20il per hour. these crosso the ove ea t later on this evening. that will keep showers and thunderstorms in the forecast. these are pop up storms. you could pick up about 0.5 inches of rain and gusts up to 35 miles per hour. tablatures are going to be just around 65 degrees. coming up, we will take a look at the extended outlook. if you like cooler temperatures and lower humidity, you're going to love what is on the way. >>> new orleans is marking four years since hurricane katrina devastated their city. the ceremonial bell ringing was just one of several events marking the anniversary of the storm that breached the system and flooded the city. there was an outdoor festival and a 24 hour buildathon. the mayor says the city is coming back despite the odds. >> we're coming back as a city. you knew better. you have come back to the city. >> he says the city's population is about 80% of what it was before katrina. the storm kil
ABC
Aug 31, 2009 12:00pm EDT
, including fairfax, loudoun, and prince william counties, will return later. >>> the district has a new policy to fight its 20% truancy rate. parents will be called after the first unexcused absence, and after five, the student or seed school support team, and then 25 states instead of 15 could send this to been to juvenile detention. schools use computerized phone calls and e-mail to other parents -- to alert parents of each skipped class. >>> crews in northeast are working to fix a broken water main. and 8-inch pipe burst in disk 600 block of kennedy street northeast between madison street and chillum place. some residents of the area will be without water during all of the repair work there. when you step outside today, it is hard to believe that it is the last day of august. it feels more like the end of september. brian joins us with more on these chilly temperatures. >> pretty uncomfortable for some if you love summer. today we will be in the low seventies or so. it wilch be at ere ffdient than what ycc a amereustoend to. we'll live in the weather center. a few little speckles dow
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